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  1. clientelism
  2. agro-export model of developement
  3. divided government
  4. state corporatism
  5. NAFTA
  1. a a strategy for economic developement in which a country exports agricultural products, minerals and petroleum, and imports manufactured goods
  2. b the North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement in which Mexico, the US and Canada committed themselves to the elimination of the trade barriers among them
  3. c a government in which the president or chief executive is from a different political party than the political party that has a majority in, or which dominates, the national legislature
  4. d a political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group
  5. e an informal aspect of policymaking in which a powerful patron offers resources such as land, contacts, protection or jobs in return for the support and services of lower-status and less powerful clients; corruption, preferential treatment and inequality are charcteristic of clientelist politics

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the traditional concentration of power, formal and informal, in the office of the Mexican president
  2. a strategy for industrialization in which a country manufactures domestically goods that it previously imported, in order to satisfy domestic market demands
  3. a strategy for developement in which a country exports goods and services in which it has a comparative advantage; part of a neo-liberal developement model
  4. a career-minded bureaucrat who administres public policy according to technical, rather than political, criteria
  5. the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO

5 True/False questions

  1. informal sectororganizations that seek ro represtn the interest (usually the economic interests) of their members in dealing with the government

          

  2. sexenioa career-minded bureaucrat who administres public policy according to technical, rather than political, criteria

          

  3. WTOthe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO

          

  4. corporatisma political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party

          

  5. interest groupsthe portion of an economy largely outside goverment control in which emoloyees work without contracts or benefits

          

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